Sunday, June 1, 2014

Featured Shop of the Week- Sugar Crumbs

I am excited to introduce you to our featured shop this week, Sugar Crumbs. She is a talented maker of the cutest little pieces!

Hi! I'm Erin! I'm wife to my favorite nerd and mom to three amazing little boys. When I'm not cleaning mud off of little faces or breaking up wrestling matches, you can typically find me crocheting away for my business, Sugar Crumbs.

Sugar Crumbs was an accident. It truly was. I've always been an avid crafter and have dabbled in so many areas but when I learned the art of amigurumi, I was hooked. No pun intended. I made so many little creatures that I couldn't keep them all so I gave them away. Eventually people started asking if they could buy them. And so, Sugar Crumbs was born!

The most challenging thing for me continues to be balance. Truth be told, I just want to play with yarn all day. I could sit and crochet all day and not grow bored. But there are emails to be answered, social networks to socialize on, pictures that need to be taken and a shop that needs to be updated.

Luckily, I do enjoy those aspects as well. But not nearly as much as creating!

When I first started creating amigurumi, I was very much influenced by the Japanese culture. I loved all the little kawaii faces and all the sweet little animals I kept seeing. But little by little, Sugar Crumbs creatures evolved into my own idea of adorable.

I keep creating because I love sharing the little bits of cute I have frolicking around my mind with the world. I love taking a ball of yarn and watching it nearly come to life. Very few things beat that feeling. It's that magic at the end that keeps me captured by my craft.

My favorites? Hmmm, this could be a long list! I have so many favorites... I absolutely love to be outside. I could spend a majority of my time lounging in the sun with a good book and glass of sweet iced tea. Actually, whether indoors or out, I'm a book lover. I never grow tired of reading. Or tea, for that matter. Earl Grey is a favorite that may or may not have something to do with my early childhood love of Jon Luc Picard. My favorite animals are birds, primarily conures. I have a deep love for their clown like personalities!

You can find Sugar Crumbs on Storenvy, Facebook, Twitter, blog, and Instagram. Erin is generously offering all fans a 10% discount on any purchase with code VioletsBuds10. Additionally, one lucky fan will win a $20 gift certificate to use in Sugar Crumbs' Storenvy shop.

Enter the giveaway for the $20 gift certificate using the Rafflecopter widget below.The only required entries are to like Violet's Buds & Sugar Crumbs on Facebook. Several optional entries have been added to increase your chances of winning. The giveaway starts 6/1/14 and ends at 11:59pm CST on 6/7/14. The winner will be announced on Sunday and have 48 hours to claim the prize by contacting If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be chosen.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Fine Print:  Participants are providing information to Violet's Buds. Your information will not be sold, but may be shared with the giveaway sponsor for the purpose of prize redemption. Violet's Buds is not responsible for any computer or website malfunctions during the giveaway. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. Entrants found cheating, entering under duplicate profiles, or not following the instructions may be banned. By entering the contest you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.  International players may enter but may be responsible for the shipping if they wish to redeem their prize. If you are not willing to pay shipping, do not enter. Prizes do not have cash value. There will be no returns/exchanges on any of the items. Violet's Buds is not responsible for shops who do not follow through with prizes.


  1. I don't think I could pick a favorite! There are so many items I have added to my wishlist!

  2. Louie, the Little Cactus is my fav!!!

  3. I love the Cactus and the Quiet Mermaid!! :)

  4. They are all so cute!! I'm in love!! I really love Gregory the Koala and Hamilton Hedgehog!


  6. louie and tybalt! but basically I want them all to come live with me.

  7. Flora is my favorite right now! She has great hair :)

  8. The flamingo! But I seriously love all of them.



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